…See What’s Happening

  “The Lion King” is a story and a film that elicits a strong response. From that jaw-dropping sunrise and goosebump-inducing first note to the final credits, the animated classic is seared into our collective memories. It is perfection and untouchable. Which is why what I’m about to write hurts a little. It’s not that…

…Branch Out

Okay, before I begin let’s get one thing out of the way.  All together now: Sigh, not another origin story. Feel better? Good. Now for the final installment in the Crusade’s summer of cinema: Progress, power and intelligence–these three themes are at the heart of director Rupert Wyatt’s relaunch of this popular series in, “Rise of…